You’ve got an awesome review of your book. Now what? #AuthorMarketing #Marketing

Sound advice from Dena 👍😃

D.E. Haggerty

review blurbs 2There’s absolutely nothing better than reading an awesome review of your book. The very best are reviews that compare your writing/book to a favorite author. Whenever anyone compares one of my cozy murder mysteries to Janet Evanovich, I nearly pee my pants in glee. Naturally, you want to share that happiness with the entire freaking world! And then you think: “This is great opportunity to sell some books!” Yes, book sales! That’s what we like! That’s what we want!

Wait! Hold up! Before you start to spread quotes from that review all over social media, let’s talk a minute. First and foremost, do you have permission to share the review? Sorry, recovering lawyer here. Most bloggers and reviewers are happy for you to spread the word but a few aren’t. Professional review services such as Kirkus most definitely have strict rules about using their reviews. Just quickly check before you…

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  1. Hi Dena – great points to note. When the “Look inside” feature of my book happened on Amazon I was upset that it was for the first 20 pages which included acknowledgements, copyright & other info pages – not the first 20 pages of an exciting read! I’ll know for next time and will keep in mind your suggestions also. Have shared on https://www.facebook.com/suzannenewnhamwriter/ & https://twitter.com/SuzanneNewnham. Thanks Chris for sharing.

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